A monthly index tracking the value of services increased by 0.1% in November compared with the previous month.

There was an annual decrease of 3.3%.

The index is compiled by the Central Statistics Office.

On a monthly basis, Accommodation and Food service activities posted the biggest increase, up 4.6%.

The wholesale and retail trade showed the biggest decline at 1.4%.
On an annual basis, Administrative and Support Service Activities were up by nearly 19%.

Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities declined by the greatest margin, down 14%.